Exact Editions is pleased to announce Reader’s Digest UK will now be available on the its digital platform to individual and institutional readers. Subscribers can access a fully-searchable, modern archive of Reader’s Digest UK stretching back to 2012 including more than 100 back issues, each featuring a compendium of advice, true-life tales and human interest stories that traverse cultures, are seamlessly available across web, iOS and Android devices.

Reader’s Digest was launched in 1922 by young American soldier and copywriter DeWitt Wallace, who decided to create a magazine that was a compilation of all the best articles from other publications. The magazine now reaches a global audience of millions in dozens of worldwide editions. The UK edition first hit the shelves in 1938 and includes thoroughly research health features, engaging interviews, exclusive recipes and unique competitions, amongst much more.

Issues in the Reader’s Digest UK digital archive exactly mirror their print counterparts, thereby retaining the magazine’s compelling aesthetic. The Exact Edition platform’s advanced search function extends across the entire modern archive as well as individual issues, allowing complex searches can be carried out at the touch of a button. Issues can also be easily downloaded for offline use through the app.

“Creating a rich 10-year archive of issues provides us with an exciting opportunity to expand the publication’s reach into new readers’ homes and institutions worldwide, as well as providing added value for our current subscribers.”

julie leach, managing director of reader’s digest uk

Subscribers to Reader’s Digest UK on the Exact Editions digital platform will discover a range of features including:

  • An advanced search function enabling search of any keywords.
  • A neat stacking interface allowing for ease of browsing years and decades.
  • Syncing issues for offline reading.
  • A clean, high-quality interface faithful to the print edition.
  • New issue notifications alerting readers to the availability of the next issue.

For institutions interested in requesting a free trial of Reader’s Digest UK, please click here.

Individuals can purchase an annual or quarterly subscription by clicking here.